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Population in 2012: 2,505 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.5%
 

Males: 1,131  (45.2%)
Females: 1,374  (54.8%)

Median resident age:  40.1 years
West Virginia median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 26836.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $26,448 (it was $24,178 in 2000)
Moorefield:

$26,448
WV:

$40,196
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,586

Moorefield town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $116,703 (it was $56,800 in 2000)
Moorefield:

$116,703
WV:

$100,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $103,591; Detached houses: $138,197; Townhouses or other attached units: $8,772; In 2-unit structures: $121,829; Mobile homes: $44,973

Median gross rent in 2012: $452.

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  • White alone - 1,903 (74.8%)
  • Hispanic - 281 (11.0%)
  • Black alone - 196 (7.7%)
  • Asian alone - 120 (4.7%)
  • Two or more races - 27 (1.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 11 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 6 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Moorefield: 82.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (37.2%), English (9.0%), United States (7.7%), Irish (4.7%), Subsaharan African (3.9%), Italian (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 829 feet

Land area: 1.63 square miles.

Population density: 1,537 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Moorefield:

  • High school or higher: 77.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 12.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Moorefield town:

  • Never married: 32.2%
  • Now married: 34.6%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 15.6%
  • Divorced: 16.1%

206 residents are foreign born (3.4% Africa, 3.3% Europe).

This town:  8.2%
West Virginia:  1.3%



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Moorefield, West Virginia as of December 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Moorefield to the number of sex offenders is 167 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $478 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $385 (0.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Frederick, MD (86.5 miles , pop. 52,767).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (105.5 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (213.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Petersburg, WV (3.1 miles ), Burlington, WV (4.4 miles) , Wardensville, WV (4.5 miles ), Basye, VA (4.5 miles ), Basye-Bryce Mountain, VA (4.5 miles ), Romney, WV (4.7 miles ), Elk Garden, WV (4.9 miles ), Kitzmiller, MD (5.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $42,000
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $64,000
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $85,800
  • 2008: 11 buildings, average cost: $34,700
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $41,500
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 39.06 N, Longitude: 78.97 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,268 (+90.1%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 735 (68.6%)

Area code: 304

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Crime rates in Moorefield by Year
Type 2001 2002 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00000001000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.040.90.00.00.0
Rapes 00020101000
per 100,000 0.00.00.082.90.041.10.040.90.00.00.0
Robberies 01010000010
per 100,000 0.042.30.041.40.00.00.00.00.039.30.0
Assaults 1499941584103021
per 100,000 591.5380.4372.5373.0166.0616.8324.5163.7398.71177.9832.3
Burglaries 16129614918141434
per 100,000 676.0507.2372.5248.7580.9370.1730.2572.8558.2117.8158.5
Thefts 1313213235314668454716
per 100,000 549.2549.5869.21326.21452.31274.71866.12782.31794.31845.3634.2
Auto thefts 33123644251
per 100,000 126.7126.841.482.9124.5246.7162.3163.779.7196.339.6
Arson 01000021001
per 100,000 0.042.30.00.00.00.081.140.90.00.039.6
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 296.8) 167.3132.3117.3195.0120.1214.0172.3263.9166.7292.1174.4

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Crime rate in Moorefield detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.17
West Virginia average:

1.91

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.1%
West Virginia:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +139 (+6.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (39%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Manufacturing (43%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (17%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Woodworkers (3%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Moorefield-area historical tornado activity is above West Virginia state average. It is 30% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 39.9 miles away from the Moorefield town center injured 5 people and caused $6 million in damages.

On 5/19/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 29.3 miles away from the town center killed one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Moorefield-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below West Virginia state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/22/2001 at 16:01:20, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, 2.5 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 78.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hardy County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Floods: 2, Droughts: 2, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Fire: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Moorefield topographic map

Main business address for: SUMMIT FINANCIAL GROUP INC (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS).


Hospital/medical center in Moorefield:

  • RENAL CENTER OF MOOREFIELD, LLC (Dialysis Facility, 8 LEE ST 2ND FLOOR)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Moorefield:

  • GRANT COUNTY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; PETERSBURG, WV)
  • DAVIS STREET GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 10 miles away; PETERSBURG, WV)
  • GRANT MEMORIAL HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; PETERSBURG, WV)

Political contributions by individuals in Moorefield, WV

College/University in Moorefield:

  • Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College (Full-time enrollment: 182; Location: 1929 State Rd 55; Public; Website: www.Eastern.wvnet.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Moorefield:

  • Lord Fairfax Community College (about 38 miles; Middletown, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,061)
  • Frostburg State University (about 41 miles; Frostburg, MD; FT enrollment: 4,682)
  • Allegany College of Maryland (about 43 miles; Cumberland, MD; FT enrollment: 2,309)
  • James Madison University (about 44 miles; Harrisonburg, VA; FT enrollment: 17,462)
  • Shenandoah University (about 44 miles; Winchester, VA; FT enrollment: 2,432)
  • American Public University System (about 62 miles; Charles Town, WV; FT enrollment: 5,448)
  • West Virginia University (about 67 miles; Morgantown, WV; FT enrollment: 24,899)

Public high school in Moorefield:

Public elementary/middle schools in Moorefield:

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Library in Moorefield:

  • HARDY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $170,330; Location: 102 N. MAIN ST.; 39,807 books; 1,027 audio materials; 1,573 video materials; 12 state licensed databases; 66 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Moorefield: Moorefield Volunteer Fire Department (A), Fraley Ambulance Service (B), Hardy County Public Library (C), Hardy County Courthouse (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Moorefield: Tannery Presbyterian Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Oak Hill Cemetery (1), Olivet Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

River: South Fork South Branch Potomac River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Moorefield: Moorefield Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Evans Motel (508 North Main Street).

Court: Hardy County - Court House Tdd Line (204 Washington).

 
Hardy County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Moorefield and their reported violations in the past:

MOOREFIELD MUNICIPAL WATER (Address: 206 WINCHESTER AVENUE , Population served: 2585, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 52 regular monitoring violations
HARDY COUNTY PSD 220 SOUTH (Population served: 1996, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-2003 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-31-2003)
  • One minor monitoring violation
HARDY COUNTY PSD 220 N (Population served: 1247, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-2003 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-31-2003)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1996 and JUN-17-1998, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-05-1997), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-20-1997), St Public Notif received (DEC-31-1997), St Compliance achieved (JUN-17-1998)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1995 and JUN-17-1998, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-11-1995), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-11-1995), St Compliance achieved (JUN-17-1998)
HARDY COUNTY PSD (TROUT RUN) (Population served: 245, Purch_groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-2003 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-31-2003)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-2003 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-10-2004), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-10-2004), St Public Notif received (MAR-22-2004)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-2001 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-18-2001), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-18-2001), St Public Notif received (JUL-25-2001)
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Moorefield that have no violations reported:

  • HARDY COUNTY PSD-ROUTE 55 (Address: PO BOX 209, Population served: 678, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)
  • CALDONIA HEIGHTS SUBDIVISION (Address: HC 70 BOX 101, Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 26.4%
(18.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.9% for Black residents, 63.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 56.8% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
West Virginia:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  56.9%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.1%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Moorefield, WV

Moorefield compared to West Virginia state average:

Moorefield, West Virginia environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.


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Banks with branches in Moorefield (2011 data):

  • Summit Community Bank, Inc: Sfgi Direct Branch, at 310 North Main Street, Treasury Branch. Info updated 2007/06/26: Bank assets: $1,442.6 mil, Deposits: $1,025.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices, Holding Company: Summit Financial Group, Inc.
  • The Capon Valley Bank: Moorefield Branch at 717 North Main Street, branch established on 1986/05/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $154.5 mil, Deposits: $136.8 mil, headquarters in Wardensville, WV, positive income, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Highlands Bankshares, Inc.
  • The Grant County Bank: South Branch Square Branch at 500 South Main Street, branch established on 1999/10/18. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $248.7 mil, Deposits: $209.0 mil, headquarters in Petersburg, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Highlands Bankshares, Inc.
  • Pendleton Community Bank, Inc.: Moorefield Branch at 402 South Main Street, branch established on 1999/07/26. Info updated 2010/06/02: Bank assets: $253.5 mil, Deposits: $218.5 mil, headquarters in Franklin, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Allegheny Bancshares, Inc.
  • First United Bank & Trust: Moorefield Branch at South Branch Square Route 220, branch established on 1993/05/03. Info updated 2010/09/21: Bank assets: $1,383.1 mil, Deposits: $1,034.0 mil, headquarters in Oakland, MD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 28 total offices, Holding Company: First United Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Moorefield, West Virginia:

  • Evans Motel, 508 N Main St, Moorefield, WV 26836 , Phone: (304) 538-7771
  • South Branch Inn, 1500 US 220 N, Moorefield, WV 26836 , Phone: (304) 538-2033, Fax: (304) 538-2036
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Moorefield, West Virginia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Moorefield travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (68%)
  • Utility gas (13%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Coal or coke (2%)

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Religion statistics for Moorefield town (based on Hardy County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.63%
Here46.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of the BrethrenAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)LDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents30.6%27.7%7.8%6.0%5.9%
Congregations33.3%20.8%8.3%2.1%2.1%
NameSouthern Baptist ConventionEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchMennonite Church USAOther
Adherents5.6%4.0%3.7%2.1%6.6%
Congregations4.2%6.3%2.1%6.3%14.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
This county:

6.60 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Hardy County:

0.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Hardy County:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
This county:

5.13 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Hardy County:

8.80 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.9%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

31.4%
West Virginia:

31.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Hardy County:

13.2%
State:

13.1%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 3$8,376$33,5046$1,023
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$725
Police Protection - Officers 5$14,617$35,0810$0
Police - Other 0$0 1$1,107
Streets and Highways 4$8,916$26,7480$0
Health 0$0 1$600
Sewerage 2$5,444$32,6640$0
Parks and Recreation 2$5,192$31,1520$0
Natural Resources 1$3,405$40,8600$0
Water Supply 6$17,964$35,9280$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$815
Totals for Government 23$63,914$33,34611$4,270

Moorefield government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $23,000 ($9.18)
    Sewerage: $23,000 ($9.18)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($2.79)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,027,000 ($409.98)
    Sewerage: $764,000 ($304.99)
    Police Protection: $249,000 ($99.40)
    Regular Highways: $248,000 ($99.00)
    Parks and Recreation: $191,000 ($76.25)
    General - Other: $148,000 ($59.08)
    Central Staff Services: $46,000 ($18.36)
    Natural Resources - Other: $20,000 ($7.98)
    General Public Buildings: $9,000 ($3.59)
    Health - Other: $7,000 ($2.79)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $6,000 ($2.40)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($0.40)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($0.40)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $16,000 ($6.39)
    Local Fire Protection: $6,000 ($2.40)
    Libraries: $6,000 ($2.40)
    Health - Other: $2,000 ($0.80)
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,000 ($0.80)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($0.80)
    Transit Utilities: $1,000 ($0.40)
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $5,000 ($2.00)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($1.60)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $13,000 ($5.19)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000 ($2.00)
    Police Protection: $4,000 ($1.60)
    Sewerage: $4,000 ($1.60)
    Water Utilities: $3,000 ($1.20)
    General Public Building: $2,000 ($0.80)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $745,000 ($297.41)

Moorefield government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $896,000 ($357.68)
    Parks and Recreation: $41,000 ($16.37)
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000 ($0.40)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $47,000 ($18.76)
    Interest Earnings: $22,000 ($8.78)
    Fines and Forfeits: $21,000 ($8.38)
    Rents: $1,000 ($0.40)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $966,000 ($385.63)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $35,000 ($13.97)
    General Local Government Support: $8,000 ($3.19)
  • Tax - Property: $563,000 ($224.75)
    Public Utilities Sales: $205,000 ($81.84)
    Other Selective Sales: $38,000 ($15.17)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $37,000 ($14.77)
    Other License: $17,000 ($6.79)

Moorefield government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,257,000 ($1300.20)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,145,000 ($1255.49)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $112,000 ($44.71)

Moorefield government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $123,000 ($49.10)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,370,000 ($546.91)

6.33% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,969 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.33%
West Virginia average:

5.78%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Grant County, WV  1.07% ($30,519 average AGI)
from Hampshire County, WV  0.71% ($34,167)
from Mineral County, WV  0.36% ($15,778)


5.77% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,789 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.77%
West Virginia average:

5.65%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Grant County, WV  1.22% ($22,557 average AGI)
to Hampshire County, WV  0.46% ($27,217)
to Berkeley County, WV  0.32% ($24,500)

Strongest AM radio stations in Moorefield:

  • WELD (690 AM; daytime; 2 kW; FISHER, WV; Owner: SOUTH BRANCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSVA (550 AM; 10 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WFRB (560 AM; 5 kW; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBTX (1470 AM; 5 kW; BROADWAY-TIMBERVILLE, VA; Owner: MASSANUTTEN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Moorefield:

  • WQWV (103.7 FM; FISHER, WV; Owner: MCGUIRE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WELD-FM (101.7 FM; PETERSBURG, WV; Owner: SOUTH BRANCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDZN (100.1 FM; ROMNEY, WV; Owner: CHARTER EQUITIES, INC.)
  • WMXH-FM (105.7 FM; LURAY, VA; Owner: EASY RADIO, INC.)
  • WWPN (101.1 FM; WESTERNPORT, MD; Owner: ERNEST F. SANTMYIRE)
  • WTRM (91.3 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: TIMBER RIDGE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WVSB (104.1 FM; ROMNEY, WV; Owner: WEST VA. SCHS. FOR DEAF AND BLIND)
  • WROG (102.9 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: TSCHUDY RADIO, INC)
  • WFWM (91.9 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKGO (106.1 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WLIC (97.1 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • WQZK-FM (94.1 FM; KEYSER, WV; Owner: STARCAST SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WQPO (100.7 FM; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WACL (98.5 FM; ELKTON, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMRA (90.7 FM; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY BOARD OF VISITORS)
  • WBHB-FM (96.1 FM; BROADWAY, VA; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTON-FM (94.3 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: HIGH IMPACT COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • W242AD (96.3 FM; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WCBC-FM (107.1 FM; KEYSER, WV; Owner: PROSPERITAS BROADCASTING SYSTEM, L P)
  • WINC-FM (92.5 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: MID ATLANTIC NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Moorefield:

  • WAZT-CA (Channel 10; WOODSTOCK, VA; Owner: RUARCH ASSOCIATES LLC)
  • WGPT (Channel 36; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Moorefield, West Virginia:
  • Fatal accident count: 8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 10
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 9
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 13
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
West Virginia average:
  • Fatal accident count: 62
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 91
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 20
  • Fatalities: 68
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 157
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 6

See more detailed statistics of Moorefield fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 12 meters (39ft)
Total average daily traffic: 14,287
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,142


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 32
  • Hazardous Condition: 100
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Moorefield


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Moorefield, WV

Most common first names in Moorefield, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary5179.7 years
James4973.7 years
John3576.5 years
William3275.5 years
Charles3274.6 years
Robert2775.9 years
Harry2076.2 years
George1774.5 years
Thomas1773.2 years
Ralph1768.1 years
Most common last names in Moorefield, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Crites3674.6 years
See3575.2 years
Whetzel3369.4 years
Wilson3076.3 years
Smith2977.2 years
Wolfe2576.5 years
Kuykendall2479.8 years
Sherman2472.8 years
Helmick2273.9 years
Wratchford2279.9 years
Businesses in Moorefield, WV
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1RadioShack1
CVS1Sprint Nextel1
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1U.S. Cellular1
Hardee's1UPS1
MasterBrand Cabinets1Walmart1
McDonald's1
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